|Mississippi State Senate, District 32|
|1992 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||23|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Date of birth||January 30, 1953|
|Place of birth||Preston, Mississippi|
Jackson attended Mary Holmes Junior College and East Mississippi Junior College. His professional experience includes working as a businessman and farmer.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Jackson served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Corrections, Chair|
|• Interstate and Federal Cooperation, Vice Chair|
|• Judiciary, Division B|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
|• Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks|
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Jackson served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• County Affairs|
|• Interstate and Federal Cooperation|
|• Investigate State Offices|
|• Public Property|
|• Public Utilities|
|• Universities and Colleges|
Elections for the office of Mississippi State Senate will take place in 2015. A primary election will be held on August 4, 2015, and the general election November 3, 2015. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 27, 2015.
- See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011
Jackson won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 32. He defeated challenger Clark Adams in the primary on August 2, 2011. No candidates ran in the Republican primary. Jackson won the general election on November 8, 2011 unopposed.
|Mississippi State Senate, District 32 Democratic Primary, 2011|
|Sampson Jackson Incumbent||61.4%||6,957|
- See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007
Jackson raised $42,444 for his campaign.
|Mississippi Senate, District 32|
|Sampson Jackson (D)||11,161||100%|
In 2011, Jackson received $13,250 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sampson Jackson's campaign in 2011|
|Electric Power Association Of Mississippi||$1,700|
|Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association||$1,000|
|W B Consolidated||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$13,250|
|Total Votes received in 2011||6,957|
|Cost of each vote received||$1.9|
In 2009, Sampson Jackson collected $1,750 in donations.
His four contributors in 2009 were:
|Electric Power Associates of Mississippi||$500|
|Mississippi Power Co.||$500|
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In 2014, the Legislature was in session from January 7 through April 2.
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee: Legislator "Business and Jobs" Report Card
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Jackson is married to his wife, Patricia.
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2015 Elections Calendar," accessed December 2, 2014
- Mississippi Department of State, 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List
- Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007
- Follow the Money's report on Jackson's 2007 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "2011 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014
- 2009 contributors to Sampson Jackson
- StateScape, "Session Schedules," accessed July 29, 2014
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee, "Legislator 'Business & Jobs' Report Card - 2014 Legislative Session," accessed August 30, 2014
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